Mercy Chefs delivering 4,000 holiday meals in Lake Charles

Mercy Chefs, a Virginia-based disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, will be delivering Thanksgiving meals in Lake Charles this weekend.

Cricket Wireless to provide 300 Thanksgiving meals in Lake Area

To help those impacted by the recent hurricanes and COVID-19, Cricket Wireless has announced that they will be providing 300 Thanksgiving meals to those in the Lake Area.

Lakeside Bank announces ‘One Coat Drive’ for SWLA

Lakeside Bank has announced that they are launching a community coat drive to help those in need this winter. They are accepting donations of new and gently used winter coats and sweaters of all sizes through December 4.

KPLC’s Community Christmas

KPLC's Community Christmas in partnership with the Salvation Army Angel Tree and Toys for Tots are now taking applications for assistance with toys for Christmas. The program is open to any family in need across Southwest Louisiana for children 0-15 years of age.

St. Jude Dream Home 2020 prize winners

It’s the day many have been waiting for, the prize winners of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway have been announced.

Back to School Supply Drive

KPLC and Wendy's are teaming up with DeWanna's Closet to get them ready for the new school year.

Louisianans always find a #ReasonToSmile; what’s yours?

There are more than enough reasons to feel anxious right now, but there are also plenty of reasons to smile, and that’s what we want to focus on right now.

  Tune & Jam Courtyard Concert Series

We know some of you are looking for great videos to stream while you’re at home. Area musicians joined us for our KPLC Tune & Jam Courtyard Concert Series.

Class Act Award Winners

Class Act award winners


SWLA Arrest Report - Nov. 22, 2020

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A slightly cooler start to the week, rain chances return Tuesday night

A nice start to our Monday as we are see mostly clear to partly cloudy skies as we are now behind the front that pushed through late Sunday, but we are remaining on the breezy side this morning. You won’t notice much change in the weather overall, but temperatures will be a little cooler this after